This is JWST's historic first view of the Carina Nebula, one of the brightest and largest nebulae in the sky. This incredible structure is a stellar nursery, among its wisps and clouds new stars are being born, and JWST has the power to see them clearly. The nebula is located 7,500 light-years from Earth.
The JWST image focuses on a region known as the cosmic cliffs, a "coast line" made of vast strand of gas and dust where star formation is happening against a blue ocean of background stars.
Find out more about this image and see all the historic images released today here.